2013-2014 catalog 
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2013-2014 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Program, A.A.S.

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This career program provides the student with the business concepts and procedures used in compiling data and financial records. The student gains understanding of accounting methods and basic accounting theory. Accounting and business courses form the core of the program. Job titles for graduates include account analyst, accounting clerk, and junior accountant. This program is not designed for transfer to a four-year school, though many of the courses will prove to be transferable. Students wishing to continue toward bachelor’s degrees should choose the Accounting Option  of the Business Administration Program - A.A. Degree.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  •  Analyze economic events of a business entity
  • Communicate the economic events in the form of general purpose financial statements including:
    • income statements
    • retained earnings statements
    • balance sheets
    • cash flow statements
  • Demonstrate ethical/professional responsibility in the analysis and disclosure of business events


General Education - 20-22 credits

As described in General Education . The following general education course is required for students choosing this program.

The following General Education courses are recommended:

Career Studies - 21 credits as follows:

 A grade of “C” or higher is required in career studies courses.

Career Studies - 12 credits from among the following:

A grade of “C” or higher is required in career studies courses.

Electives - 5-7 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all career studies courses in order to complete the program.

* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: ACCNT

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Suggested Sequence Accounting Program A.A.S. Degree

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Basic Skills requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See your counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 13-16

Sequence Notes:

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Degree Audit Information

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